No one is pro-abortion.
All the strands of my life came together and I really became a man when I moved to Chicago.
It’s not because John McCain doesn’t care. It’s because John McCain doesn’t get it.
It is true, I worry about the hype. The only person more over-hyped than me is you.
The time to fix our broken immigration system is now… We need stronger enforcement on the border and at the workplace… But for reform to work, we also must respond to what pulls people to America… Where we can reunite families, we should. Where we can bring in more foreign-born workers with the skills our economy needs, we should.
For all the noise and anger that too often surrounds the immigration debate, America has nothing to fear from today’s immigrants. They have come here for the same reason that families have always come here-for the hope that in America, they could build a better life for themselves and their families. Like the waves of immigrants that came before them and the Hispanic Americans whose families have been here for generations, the recent arrival of Latino immigrants will only enrich our country.
find their parents missing, when people are detained without access to legal counsel. When all that’s happening, the system just isn’t working.
If it is orderly and lawful, immigration is good for our economy.
…I believe deeply that we canot solve the challenges of your time unless we solve them together – unless we perfect our union by understanding that we may have differnt stories, but we hold common hopes; that we may not look the same and we may not have come from the same place, but we all want to move in the same direction – towards a better future for our children and our grandchildren. This belief comes from my unyielding faith in the decency and generosity of the American people.
I stand here today as hopeful as ever that the United States of America will endure, that it will prevail, that the dream of our founders will live on in our time.
Hope – Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope!
Hope is the bedrock of this nation. The belief that our destiny will not be written for us, but by us, by all those men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is, who have the courage to remake the world as it should be.
Peace is not merely the absence of visible conflict. Only a just peace based on the inherent rights and dignity of every individual can truly be lasting.
The terms of peace may be negotiated by political leaders, but the fate of peace is up to each of us.
If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost.
I do think that you’re starting to see young people pay attention to some longterm issues that they feel Washington has neglected.
We need to eradicate the slander that says a black youth with a book is acting white.